Corrosion Preventive Compound, Solvent Cutback, Cold Application
Mil-C-16173 Grade 4 is an dark colored, high melting point, resilient coating designed to provide long term protection of metal surfaces. Mil-C-16173 Grade 4 is applied as a solution in a volatile solvent. The residual film, after solvent evaporation, is highly resistant to salt water and salt spray. Mil-C-16173 Grade 4 is supplied pre-dispersed in mineral spirits to simplify handling and application of the product.
|Neat Product||Film Thickness||Days to Fail|
on Polished Steel
|5% Salt Spray|
Mil-C-16173 Grade 4 can be applied by dipping the parts to be protected in a vat or spraying the parts to be protected with air sprayers, pump type sprayers or by pouring the product over the parts. Removal of protective films is accomplished by using a steam cleaner or washing the parts in mineral spirits.
|Appearance||Thick, Dark Brown Liquid|
|Flash Point (minimum)||108º F|
|Melting Point||Liquid as Provided|
Mil-C-16173 Grade 4 meets or exceeds the following MIL-SPECS:
MIL-C-83933, MIL-C-0083933A (MR), MIL-C-16173E, Grade 4, Mil-C 11796 class 3, Class I, MIL-C-62218 (AT).
Mil-C-16173 Grade 4 is available in UN approved 5 gallon pail, 55 gallon drums and bulk quantities.
Observe warning label on containers. Normal precautions for industrial chemicals apply.